Date Posted: 8/28/2020

Job Description

NEWS CENTER Maine, the two TEGNA-owned NBC television stations in Vacationland (WCSH, WLBZ) is seeking a talented Newscast Producer who can write engaging shows.

Our Newscast Producers must be able to multi-task during the news gathering hours as well as share content on social media before, during, and after a newscast. Our ideal candidate is calm but in command in the booth after a workday identifying engaging content and creatively showcasing it for viewers.​


In this role, you will:

  • Create unique and innovative, fact-driven newscasts and segments evoking emotion
  • Help manage reporter live shots to make them visual and compelling
  • Write in a conversational and authentic style
  • Write and post daily on our digital platforms including social media
  • Field Produce during major news events
  • Be clear headed during breaking news situations
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover, and distribute content
  • Enterprise news stories for broadcast, digital, and social media
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and viewer pictures/videos, skype interviews, etc. to enhance stories
  • Lead and inspire news team to work together for a great newscast
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or Executive Producer​

Job Requirements


•       Bachelor's degree in Journalism or reacted subject  

•       Experience with ENPS, Edius, and Axis Graphics preferred but not required



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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What's in it for you? WCSH 6 offers a competitive benefits program to qualified employees. This program includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life, child life, accident insurance, and flexible spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.